Nano Materials

Timeslot: Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 10:15am to 12:15pm
Track: Biomaterials Fabrication and Analysis
Room: 204/205


The nanoscience and nanotechnology of biomaterials involves the unique science and technology present in biomaterials at the nanoscale and their related biological effects. Such nanobiomaterials present the creation of new and better biomaterials and devices, diagnostics and therapeutics for biomedical applications.


  • 10:15 a.m. 410. Multiple Functions of Cancer Targeting, Imaging and Photothermal Therapy by Au-based Theranostics Released from Advanced Tissue Engineering Scaffolds, L. Guo*, M. Wang; The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • 10:30 a.m. 411. NIR-Induced Spatiotemporally Controlled Gene Silencing by Upconversion Nanoparticle-based siRNA Nanocarrier, G. Chen(1), B. Ma(1), R. Xie(1), Y. Wang(1), K. Dou(2), S. Gong*(1); (1)University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, (2)Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China

  • 10:45 a.m. 412. Whole-Transcriptome Analysis of Human Stem Cells Treated with Two-Dimensional Nanosilicates, J Carrow*(1), L Cross(1), R Reese(1), R Kaunas(1), I Singh(2), A Gaharwar(1); (1)Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, (2)Cornell University, New York, NY

  • 11:00 a.m. 413. Manganese dioxide nanoparticles protect cytokine-challenged cartilage from oxidative stress, S Kumar*, I Adjei, B Sharma; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

  • 11:15 a.m. 414. Spherical Nucleic Acid Architecture Can Improve the Efficacy of Polycation-Mediated siRNA Delivery, J. Melamed*, N. Kreuzberger, E. Day; University of Delaware, Newark, DE

  • 11:30 a.m. 415. Cell-Cell Anchor Molecules for 3D-Cell Micropatterning on Cell/Tissue Surfaces, M. Matsusaki*, K. Yanagisawa; Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

  • 11:45 a.m. 416. Nanoparticle-based Molecular Beacon for Small RNA Detection by Gold Nanoparticles and Upconversion Nanoparticles, Y Sun*, C Mao; University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  • 12:00 noon 417. Site-Selective RNA Splicing Nanozyme: DNAzyme and RtcB Conjugates on a Gold Nanoparticle, J. Petree*(1), K. Yehl(1), K. Galior(1), R. Glazier(2), B. Deal(1), K. Salaita(1); (1)Emory University, Atlanta, GA, (2)Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA